Vortex Energy has completed the sale of its controlling and managing stake in its 365MW portfolio, originally purchased from ex-SunEdison yieldco TerraForm Power.
New UK focused solar developer Climate ER has secured funding for £250 million worth of utility scale projects.
Statkraft Ireland has acquired a portfolio of 275MWdc of solar from Lightsource BP.
The UK will need to deploy 80GW of solar to meet net zero according to a new whitepaper.
Despite challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Foresight Solar Fund has seen its UK portfolio perform 15.9% above base case.
Solar Media's head of market intelligence Finlay Colville discusses the key features of the UK's solar planning deluge, showing graphics that explain the trends underway, and exploring the new focus on 49.9MWp-dc sites that will be based on 500W-plus mono bifacial panels, mounted on single-axis tracking systems.
The UK’s first DC-coupled battery energy storage system is under development in a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy and Wykes.
The joint venture between the Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy has taken a step forward as it looks to develop 49.9MW in Gloucestershire.
New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has completed the acquisition of a 64.2MWp UK solar portfolio.
Foresight has completed its acquisition of fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP).
The Isle of Man is exploring the possibility of opening up a tender for 20MW of onshore renewable energy as part of its plans for 75% renewables by 2030.
Solar generation across Europe jumped 15% in the first six months of the year, reaching 68TWh largely due to bigger solar farms coming online.
JBM Solar Projects is to build a new 50MW solar farm with battery storage at a site near Swindon.
High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).
The UK's largest council-owned battery storage site, the 30MW Fideoak Mill site, is now fully operational.
Norwegian state-owned power giant Statkraft has scooped up the largest contract in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with two solar farms totaling 276MWp coming out successful alongside 57MW of onshore wind.
Anesco has sold on its subsidy-free Clayhill solar farm to GRIDSERVE in a “major step” towards becoming a service provider over asset owner.
Solar has superseded expectations as it scoops up 796MW in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has published its net asset value (NAV) as of 30 June 2020 as it unveils French acquistions.
A subsidy-free solar farm with a rated capacity of up to 49.9MWp is moving forwards in north Devon.
New analysis has found that the UK has the second highest proportion of projects with PPA offers out of fourteen European countries.
National Grid projects ‘significantly higher’ levels of solar as it upgrades FES to include net zero
National Grid ESO's projections for solar have increased as it expects there to be "significantly higher levels of solar generation" than it predicted in its 2019 Future Energy Scenarios (FES).
Bouygues Energies & Services will build the largest subsidy-free solar farm in the UK for NextEnergy.
Blackfinch Energy has awarded Grupotec an EPC contract for its first subsidy-free development, the Llwyndyrus solar farm.
A 10MW solar farm in Shropshire is to be managed by a new community energy group, it has been announced this week.
Anesco has appointed a new chief financial officer as it continues to shake up its top team.
Ireland’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) has been approved by the European Commission.
Renewables could power Transport for London’s rail services as it explores the possibility of forming Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
Britishvolt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Welsh government for the development of its “landmark” gigafactory.